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Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Biden Unveils Health Care Plan
By AMY LORENTZEN
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday called for expanding access to health coverage for all children and adults, but stopped short of mandating universal coverage.
Biden's plan would also improve coverage for catastrophic illnesses, modernize the health care system and encourage wellness.
"It's time to take charge of our health care system," Biden told a packed auditorium at a private medical school in Des Moines. "The current system, as good as it is for its people (who can afford it), it's just not working well enough for all of the people."
The Delaware senator said that if he is elected, he would bring together government workers, health care providers, labor leaders and businesses in the first three months of his administration to work on health care challenges.
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